David Firmin

Shareholder - Managing Partner

Phone: 303.991.2028
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  • Favorite Animal: Wolf
  • Favorite Quote:
    This isn't where I parked my car!
  • Perfect Vacation: Hawaii
  • Favorite Game: Yahtzee

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Coming from a family of 8 children, David knows a lot about creative solutions, unique positions and negotiation. Over 12 years of experience has given him a strong background in representing community associations from development to operations to dissolution and everything in between.

Education:
B.A. University of Denver – 1991
Juris Doctorate, University of Denver School of Law – 1998

Professional Organizations:
Colorado Bar Association – Since 2007
Community Associations Institute – Since 2006
1st Judicial District Bar Association – Since 2007
Community Associations Institute, Colorado Legislative Action Committee – 2017 to 2018

Admitted In:
Colorado and Arizona

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
6/06 – Legislative and Case Law Update
9/05 – Lawyers, Guns, and Money: Federal Influences on HOA Operations
12/5 – Ask the Experts

Posts by David A. Firmin

Late on Friday, Governor Polis vetoed HB 19-1212, effectively killing the manager licensure program.  After a hard fought battle in the legislature, we reported that HB 19-1212 had passed out of the Legislative Chambers with the goal of continuing the manager licensure program for one year, while creating a stakeholders committee to make recommendations forGo to Article

The long awaited passage of HB19-1212 occurred late Friday evening, May 3, 2019, as the session wound down.  The final version of HB 19-1212 recreated the manager licensing program for one year.  In addition to the one year extension, a stakeholder committee was formed to make recommendations for future revisions to the law.  The stakeholders,Go to Article

As you know, the Recreation of the Manager Licensure Bill is still working its way through the Senate. HB 19-1212 was heard yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee, and was set aside for action today, 5/1. The bill now only has three days to make its way through the legislative process before session ends forGo to Article

In a hearing of the House Committee on Finance which lasted late into the night on April 17, 2019, the Finance Committee voted 8-3 to refer HB19-1212 un-amended to the House Appropriations Committee. It is expected that, with only two weeks left in the legislative session, the Appropriations Committee will act quickly on HB 19-1212Go to Article

The Recreation of the Manager Licensure Bill is being considered in the House Finance Committee on Wednesday April 17, 2019. HB 19-1212 is intended to recreate the current manager licensure program currently in existence with a number of amendments to improve the program. We believe the industry is better served with professionally licensed managers. WeGo to Article